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Theodore Roosevelt in Milwaukee

Theodore Roosevelt in Milwaukee | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
President Theodore Roosevelt leaving the Chicago and North Western depot after arriving in Milwaukee on his October 14th, 1912 visit, during which he was shot and wounded on N. Third Street between W. Wells Street and W. Kilbourn Avenue. Left to right, Police Sgt. Robert Flood; newsboy Howard Cunningham; former Wisconsin Governor George W. Peck; Roosevelt; Oliver Remey, Press Club representative; and Frank Cannon of Milwaukee, then Secretary of the Citizen's Business League and later known as one of the fathers of Wisconsin's modern highway system.
DESCRIPTION
President Theodore Roosevelt leaving the Chicago and North Western depot after arriving in Milwaukee on his October 14th, 1912 visit, during which he was shot and wounded on N. Third Street between W. Wells Street and W. Kilbourn Avenue. Left to right, Police Sgt. Robert Flood; newsboy Howard Cunningham; former Wisconsin Governor George W. Peck; Roosevelt; Oliver Remey, Press Club representative; and Frank Cannon of Milwaukee, then Secretary of the Citizen's Business League and later known as one of the fathers of Wisconsin's modern highway system.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:2096
Creation Date:October 14 1912
Creator Name:Taylor, J. Robert
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Taylor, J. Robert, 1876-1959 : J. Robert Taylor photographs, 1898-1930
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:NF Roosevelt, Theodore
Original Dimensions:unknown
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The caption that appeared in the Milwaukee Journal with the image: Teddy Roosevelt is pictured as he left the North Western station after his arrival here Oct. 14, 1912. The police officer is Sergt. Robert Flood, later a lieutenant on the Milwaukee force and after his retirement police chief of Sheboygan. The newsboy is Howard Cunningham, now a New York executive. The man with a goatee is former Gov. George W. Peck of Wisconsin, famed as the author of "Peck's Bad Boy." At the right is Frank Cannon of Milwaukee, who later was known as "father" of Wisconsin's road system. Between Cannon and Roosevelt is Oliver Remey, 1006 E. State St., who was representing the Press club.

This image is part of the J. Robert Taylor Collection held by the Society. J. Robert Taylor (1876-1959) was the first staff photographer for the Milwaukee Journal. The collection includes 350 images created by Taylor during his work with this paper.

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